The oil spill from Sanchi which sank off-China has reportedly spread to 101 square kilometres, or roughly the size of Paris.
China's Ministry of Transportation, meanwhile, says they will be deploying underwater remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) to investigate four leaks originating from Sanchi which is now 115 metres under the sea.
It has dedicated two more vessels for oil response operations; the total number of ships involved in the oil control operation is now 13.
Panama-flagged Sanchi reportedly sank in the East China Sea on 14 January, releasing oil into surrounding waters.
The National Iranian Tanker Company-operated Suezmax tanker, which was carrying 136,000 metric tonnes (mt) of condensate to South Korea, caught fire after being involved in a collision with Chinese freight ship CF Crystal on 6 January, 2018.
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Published: 19 January, 2018
Glander International Bunkering (Norway) AS seeking payment of USD 115,963.52 (not including contractual compensation and interests) from the vessel’s demise charterer, according to court documents.
“In TotalEnergies, we already have projects along the e-Fuel value chain, from green electricity and green / blue hydrogen to e-Fuel production that will be integrated along the marine fuels value chain in time to come,” shares Louise Tricoire.
Buyers can nominate deliveries on platform and plan operations together with suppliers following ‘one single truth’ concept with all players aware of what has been agreed when and by whom, says DNV spokesman.
Rotterdam’s intention to mandate the usage of MFMs goes down well with licensed bunker supplier VT Group; MFM providers supportive of move but stressed continuous monitoring is needed for optimum performance.
Cost of alternative bunker fuels, bunker operations and technology advancement are some considerations to be examined by the maritime industry, says Neo, director of SDE International Pte Ltd.
Kim Hyung Joon and Han Donghoon were planning to join the Singapore entities of Hartree Group - either Hartree Partners Singapore Pte Ltd or Hartree Marine Fuels - in October, discovered management.